NZ Certificate in Beauty Therapy [Level 4]

Study Options

Full-time, Part-time


1 year


Level 4

We are still contactable about this programme

Interested in this programme? Gayle Simon the programme secretary is working remotely and can still be contacted via phone: 06 830 1562 or email:

Go Places with World-Class Beauty Skills

Would you like to help people look and feel great by introducing them to a range of beauty and relaxation treatments? This programme provides the fundamental skills in beauty therapy from cosmetic enhancements, to waxing and relaxation massage. On successful completion of the NZ Certificate in Beauty Therapy, you can progress into the NZ Diploma in Beauty Therapy.


There are two entry dates per year:

  • February
  • July


Academic Criteria Required

  • Meet the NCEA Level 2 entry requirements, OR
  • Provide evidence of achievement at an equivalent level, OR
  • Attend an information session with a member of the academic staff and successful completion of the alternative academic entry test.



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We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

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EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact or call in for a chat.